Following the controversy that led to comic Kevin Hart stepping down because the host of the Oscars, his pal Nick Cannon, made a transfer on social media to level out the hypocrisy behind his critics.
As beforehand reported, Hart stepped down as host of the present after critics surfaced homophobic tweets from 2010 and 2011. The star launched a video explaining that he’d addressed the problems and didn’t really feel the necessity to apologize for them once more, regardless of what the Academy was asking.
On Friday, the 38-year-old “Wild ‘N Out” host took to Twitter the place he posted tweets from comedians Amy Schumer, Chelsea Handler and Sarah Silverman that he deemed to even be homophobic and requested the place the backlash was for them.
“Attention-grabbing,” he wrote over an outdated tweet of Handler’s, “I ponder if there was any backlash right here.”
The 2010 tweet in query learn: “That is what a f– chook likes like when he flexes.” The picture was now not obtainable.
“And I f—ing love Wreck it Ralph!!!” he wrote over an old tweet of Silverman’s.
That tweet from 2010 learn: “I dont imply this in a hateful manner however the brand new bachelorette’s a f—–.”
Cannon concluded his level with a tweet from Schumer saying, “I’m simply saying… ought to we preserve going???”
The unique 2012 tweet from Schumer learn: “Take pleasure in skyfall f–s. I’m bout to get knee deep in Helen Hunt #thesessions.”
Whereas reactions from followers on social media had been blended, one person challenged Cannon to do an audit of his personal tweets, to which the star replied, “Nope!!”
“You already know I’ve been saying f—ed up s— since twitter began! I don’t play that politically right bulls—! F— politics!! Solely Fact.”
As Folks notes, Silverman lately addressed her outdated jokes in two interviews previous to Cannon’s social media sleuthing, telling The Guardian that she cringes at her outdated materials. She defined to Selection that she feels it’s essential to cop to outdated issues like that so as to show you’ve grown.
“I really feel like until you may admit to these issues, you may’t be modified by them and you’ll’t even forgive your self for them” she mentioned.
Previous to Hart stepping down because the present’s host, Canon posted a exhibiting of help on Instagram.